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2012-05-27 23:02:15

A New York Court of Appeals ruling lets stand the $1.5 million judgment obtained by the New York law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, in a case involving a man who died from his exposure to asbestos

2012-04-12 11:33:29

Environmental disasters impact individuals and communities; they also affect how family members communicate with each other, sometimes in surprising ways.

2012-04-07 23:02:05

National Asbestos Awareness Week concludes tomorrow, but Weitz & Luxenberg today promised no letup of its efforts to educate about asbestos.

2012-04-04 23:00:23

Diagnosis of diseases caused by exposure to asbestos is no easy task because public awareness of the toxic mineral and its effects are so woefully inadequate, according to asbestos attorneys with

2012-03-27 23:00:22

Weitz & Luxenberg has arranged for nine New York lung-cancer victims who were heavy smokers to be paid a substantial sum in settlement of claims that asbestos exposure was a factor in developing


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2005-07-14 11:23:31

The silkworm (Bombyx mori or "raw silk of mulberry") is the larva of a moth that is economically important as the producer of silk. Its diet consists solely of mulberry leaves and it is native to northern China. The silkworm is so called because it spins its cocoon from raw silk. The cocoon is made of a single continuous thread of raw silk from 1000 to 3000 feet (300 to 900 meters) long. Silkworms have a good appetite. They eat mulberry leaves day and night continuously. Thus, they grow...

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coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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